While the NFL and its players remain tangled in a legal battle over a new collective bargaining agreement, a typically interesting off-season of free agent acquisitions has been put on hold.
When the free agency period does resume, it's unclear what the rules will be. On one hand, the league could simply retain its current format. But no decision has been announced, therefore a whole new set of guidelines might need to be taken into account.
Whatever happens and whenever it happens, some things are sure to remain the same.
While a change of scenery sometimes does an NFL career a world of good, here are five big-name free agents who are going to stay with their current teams.